In the forest, at the mill or in the office

Hundreds of jobs and career opportunities are in the forest industry 

Forest products operation and general labor jobs:

  • Environmental supervisors
  • Forestry technologists
  • Heavy equipment operators (logging, sawmill and pulp mill)
  • Logging truck drivers
  • Material handlers
  • Silviculturists (forest managers)
  • Technicians (pulp, paper and logging)

Forest products skilled trades jobs:

  • “B” pressure welders
  • Control system specialists
  • Distributed control systems (DCS) technicians
  • Heavy duty mechanics
  • Industrial electricians
  • Industrial instrumentation
  • Industrial mechanics
  • Machinists
  • Maintenance planners
  • Millwrights
  • Power steam engineers
  • Process engineers
  • Saw filers
  • Steamfitters and pipefitters
  • Vibration analysts

Forest products science and engineering jobs:

  • Bio-sciences
  • Chemical engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Forestry professionals
  • Industrial engineers
  • Mechanical engineers 

Forest products corporate and on-site offices jobs:

  • Accountants and clerks
  • Economists
  • Forest products processing supervisors
  • Human resource professionals
  • International sales representatives
  • IT specialists
  • Logging and forestry supervisors
  • Manufacturing managers
  • Occupational health nurses
  • Regional sales representatives
  • Risk analysts

Got video gaming skills?

Watch a video about how video gaming skills can translate to a well-paying job operating heavy forest equipment here.


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